Clenching is often one of the symptoms of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction.
The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is the joint connecting the lower jaw and skull, which enables you to open and close the mouth, and chew from side to side. Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMD) is the name given to problems with the jaw, and the muscles in the face that control it.
At Shields Dental & Implant Clinic Limerick, we have years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of TMD and have been members of the British Society for Occlusal Studies for over 10 years.
Here are some key points and questions about Clenching and TMD that you should be aware of: